The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.27% 1.80% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 8.24% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £420 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -0.99%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 85 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 23.50% 21.91% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 70 59
Median daily rate £450 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Northamptonshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Northamptonshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) AOP
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Kony
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase